News from around St. Marys.

Opening of the Thorndale Farmer’s Market

June 4th marked the opening of the weekly Thorndale Farmers’ Market. After a long winter the opening of the market tells us that summer is just around the corner. In exchange for supporting our local farmers and artisans customers get the freshest of ingredients grown just down the road. It is too early in the…

CJ Bear on the move… Again!

Every year CJ Bear acts as a Goodwill Ambassador for the Teddy Bears’ Reunion held in St. Marys in August. This year CJ travelled to Europe with Gary Hazelwood who was there for business purposes. In the picture CJ poses with Emmah Jola and Karolina Biieniek in Warsaw Poland. Although CJ likes to travel he…

13th Annual Create a Smile Walkathon set for Oct. 16

Pictured in front of Community Living St. Marys and Area’s Create a Smile quilt, executive director Marg McLean, left, accepts a $1,500 cheque from Orr Insurance and Investment representatives Brandon Boyd and Janelle Muir-Phillips to kick start fundraising for the 13th Annual Create A Smile Walkathon, which is set to be held in St. Marys…

Ontario’s Local Food Week continues until June 12

Ontario’s Local Food Week, which kicked off a celebration of the fresh, healthy food grown, produced and processed right here in Ontario on June 6, continues through until Sunday, with local food producers and lovers alike encouraged to share their love for local food on social media using the hashtag #loveONTfood. It is a great…

Blanshard Nursery School Open House

On Wednesday, the Blanshard Nursery School, which currently operates on the Holy Name of Mary School’s main floor, held an open house for parents of children aged 30 months to five years interested in registering them for this fall. Two kids at the open house Wednesday were Oliver Snider, 4, left, who will be starting…

St. Marys Lions annual toll bridge a success

On Saturday, the St. Marys Lions held their annual toll bridge event on Victoria Bridge, describing it in a press release as a “magnificent day,” despite the sweltering heat. Net proceeds of the day totalled nearly $3,000, which will go towards the revitalization of Cadzow Park. The group thanked St. Marys residents for their generosity,…